Highline Mine

Past Producer in Clark county in Nevada, United States with commodities Cobalt, Copper, Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10221820
MRDS ID M031110
MAS/MILS ID 0320030023
Record type Site
Current site name Highline Mine
Related records 10103569

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -115.55144, 35.8314 (WGS84)
Elevation 1490
Location accuracy 100(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Clark

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 024 S 057 E 26 E2 Nevada


Commodity Importance
Cobalt Tertiary
Copper Tertiary
Gold Tertiary
Silver Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcocite Unknown
Chalcopyrite Unknown
Chrysocolla Unknown
Diopside Unknown
Iron Unknown
Malachite Unknown
Smaltite Unknown
Tenorite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -115.55144, 35.8314

Ore body information

  • Strike N00S
    Dip 60W
    Thickness 1.2M
    Depth to top 2M
    Width 20M
    Length 200M
    Area 5HA
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 REPLACEMENT
    Shape of Orebody #1 TABULAR
    Primary mode of Origin OXIDATION
    Primary Ore Control FAULTING
    Secondary Ore Control FRACTURING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. UNKNOWN
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 UNKNOWN
    Strike And Dip N00S
    Minimum Depth to Top 0
    Avg. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 2
    Min. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 0
    Total Surface Area (HA) 5
    Date of Last Modification 820222

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Year of first production 1917

Mining district

District name Goodsprings District

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Unknown

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Sunshine Acres Childrens Home Inc. Phoenix Ariz. 85013
    Interest 100
    Home office Arizona
    Year 1975

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0320030023
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M031110 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROF. PAPER 162, 1931, P. 112.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 16-FEB-93 Pierce, Paul A. U.S. Bureau of Mines